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The conflict in ideologies between capitalism and communism resulted in one of the greatest conflicts of the twentieth century The belief that freedom and democracy would die under communist rule caused the United States to start and continue waging a conflict that would last for decades Post World War II conferences such as Yalta destroyed the relationship between the communists and the capitalists After World War II American political policy towards the Soviet Union changed drastically The change in president in the United States in 1945 caused relations with Russia to worsen Also other political policies such as the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan added to the deterioration of the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union Fear of communism caused the United States government to use propaganda to raise Cold War anxieties Furthermore the American media influenced the attitudes of Americans making a hatred of communism spread through the nation Thus through its political policy and propaganda the United States was resposible for the Cold War The first of tensions between America and the Soviets arose out of post-World War II conferences between the big three of America the Soviet Union and Great Britain At the conference held in Yalta in February of 1945 Stalin the Russian leader agreed to hold free and fair elections1 When Harry S Truman became president after the death of Franklin Roosevelt he accused Stalin of not holding up to that agreement made at Yalta2 Stalin responded to Trumans accusation with the following words I am ready to fulfill your request and do everything possible to reach a harmonious solution But you demand too much of me In other words you demand that I
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